Policy

What role will gas play in a carbon constrained world?


As Australia, and the world, move towards a lower carbon future, gas once again is emerging as the potential ‘transition’ fuel.

Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has slammed the South Australian Labor Party for trying to shift blame following blackouts in the state.

Legislation to permanently ban fracking returned to the Victorian Parliament yesterday, with both sides of government supporting the bans.

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has appointed Mr Rhys Turner as its new Queensland Director.

Queensland sets aside gas for domestic use


The Queensland Government has set potential gas supplies from a CSG pilot in the Surat Basin aside for Australian use only.

LNG, low commodity prices, blanket moratoriums - can the domestic market recover?


The triple whammy of the ramp up of CSG–LNG projects in Queensland, moratoriums in NSW, VIC and the NT and low global commodity prices mean the domestic gas market on...

Claims by the Victorian Government that its bans on developing new onshore gas resources will not affect gas prices for Victorian customers defy common sense and market realities, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

High temperatures being experienced across Australia should help energy ministers focus on the importance of developing a comprehensive and technology-neutral national energy policy, according to the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA).

East Timor is set to tear up an oil and gas treaty signed with Australia in 2006, which relates to the maritime border between the countries and up to $40 billion in royalties.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

Reimagining Australia’s shale gas revolution


The polarised arguments about shale gas are inhibiting constructive debate on the role of unconventional gas in Australia’s energy future.

Graduating in gas


What is it like to graduate as a gas industry professional in 2016? Gas Today speaks to fresh engineering graduate Robert Murray on the opportunities the natural gas industry offers...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

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